Security Management

Security Management is a magazine covering loss prevention and security. Since it was founded in 1957, it is published monthly. The magazine is published by ASIS International.Subjects for Security Management include building management and maintenance. The editor-in-chief is Sherry Harowitz.

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 9, September

Accounting for Lost Documents
ACCOUNTING FOR LOST DOCUMENTS IT MAY NOT HAVE REGISTERED ON the Richter scale, but the aftershocks are still being felt throughout the defense industry. A few years ago, the accountability systems for classified documents of several major defense...
A Guide to the 1990 ASIS Exhibits September 10-12
A Guide to the 1990 ASIS Exhibits September 10-12 TALK ABOUT GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES! The 36th Annual ASIS Seminar and Exhibits is your best chance ever to investigate the wide range of products and services that make up the security market. This...
A Plan to Legalize
A PLAN TO LEGALIZE IN AN ARTICLE TITLED "TO LEGALIZE or Not to Legalize" (February 1990 Security Management), I wrote that, in the war on drugs, prohibition and criminal liability have failed to produce their advertised results. Since then, I have...
A Star-Studded Approach
A STAR-STUDDED APPROACH IN TODAY'S ENVIRONMENT, WHERE drug abuse and drug-related crime have penetrated all economic classes and geographic mobility is part of life, it is more critical than ever to know as much as possible about job candidates. ...
A Strategy to Stop Substance Abuse
A STRATEGY TO STOP SUBSTANCE ABUSE A RECENT GALLUP POLL FOUND that "a record 27 percent of Americans now consider drugs the most important problem facing the nation, more than those who named poverty and homelessness, the economy, and the budget deficit."...
Black Gold: The Nation's Security Blanket
BLACK GOLD: THE NATION'S SECURITY BLANKET SUMMER 1973. THOSE OF US WHO sat in endless lines at the gas pumps in the steamy summer heat remember those days all too well. The 1973-1974 oil embargo hit this country hard. Could the United States...
Certified Protection Professional Progress Report: Certification - Present and Future
Certified Protection Professional Progress Report Certification--Present and Future The Professional Certification Board (PCB) would like to thank all the Certified Protection Professionals (CPPs) who submitted questions for the CPP examination...
Do You Trust Your Employees?
DO YOU TRUST YOUR EMPLOYEES? KEEPING INFORMATION SECRET has always been a major challenge for governments and other large institutions, a challenge, that has traditionally given rise to ingenious and even drastic methods of protection. In ancient...
Holding Down the Fort
HOLDING DOWN THE FORT Seldom has there been a more difficult marriage than the one between electronic technology and physical barrier portals. While access control systems are faster than ever before and filled with control and data base management features,...
Is Soviet Glitter All Gold?
IS SOVIET GLITTER ALL GOLD? A WELL-KNOWN CLICHE contends that things are not what they seem. If that's true, what is it we are really witnessing east of the Elbe? The old cliche may never have been more true than in this age of glasnost. Recent...
More Than a Gut Feeling
MORE THAN A GUT FEELING YOU ADVERTISE, INTERVIEW, do a background check, and make a decision. In a few months, or perhaps even sooner, you will know if your hiring choice was a good one. If it wasn't, it can cost you plenty. According to Fortune,...
New Challenges in Technology Transfer
New Challenges in Technology Transfer The unprecedented move toward democracy in Eastern Europe will undoubtedly affect the West's trade policies and challenge government and industry managers who must react to a changing trade environment. Although...
Perceiving Is Believing
PERCEIVING IS BELIEVING OKAY, SO YOU'VE INSTALLED an electronic security system and instituted other security procedures necessary to protect your business and personnel. Is that enough? Maybe, but have you thought about how secure your facility...
Prescreening Priorities
PRESCREENING PRIORITIES AS THE MANAGER RESPONSIBLE for your company's contract security services, you should recognize the many liability problems that could arise. Each client company should take advantage of its right to look beyond the written...
Screening for the Top
SCREENING FOR THE TOP TOP MANAGEMENT IN MANY companies is realizing that a business is only as good as its employees, and hiring right is a company's first and best defense against business abuses and potential disaster. Consider Exxon Corporation,...
The Dangers of Openness
THE DANGERS OF OPENNESS AS WE BEGIN THE '90S WITH WHAT appears to be the end of the Cold War, let us remember that intelligence operations gather more about a country--industrial or technological--that would aid the gathering country's efforts politically...
The Iceman Cometh
The Iceman Cometh OVER THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS, national attention has focused on the drug abuse problem with ever-increasing alarm and concern. We have seen the meteoric rise of cocaine as the drug of choice within the community of abusers. As coke...
The Key to OPSEC
THE KEY TO OPSEC TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION are America's most valuable products. Their value increases daily as Third World countries move into the ranks of technology users and second world countries seek to become technology producers. The technology...
The Market for Interception
THE MARKET FOR INTERCEPTION IN THE ERA OF PERESTROIKA, SOVIET intelligence-gathering activity has increase, not deceased. However, its focus is not necessarily the same as it was before. Acquiring technological and commercial intelligence may now...
The Roar over Animal Rights
THE ROAR OVER ANIMAL RIGHT RADICAL ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS NUMBER OVER 100. Although animal rights organizations primarily target the research community, any industry or institution involved in food or animal products in any way has the potential to...
Trends for the '90
Trends for the '90s HINDSIGHT IS 20/20. Unfortunately, we don't have the opportunity to plan or make decisions based on hindsight. The past is what we use in planning and decision making for the future. What does the future hold for the security...
Trump Taj Mahal: High Stakes Security
TRUMP TAJ MAHAL: HIGH STAKES SECURITY WHAT IS 51 STORIES TALL AND has 17 entrances, 2,000 doors, 20,000 locks, 1,100 surveillance cameras, eight K-9 patrol teams, 120,000 square feet of gaming space, 1,250 guest rooms, 3,008 slot machines, 160 gaming...
Up with Safety
UP WITH SAFETY MANY SECURITY MANAGERS are responsible for the safety as well as the security of their sites. If you currently do not have safety responsibilities, you should take them on if the opportunity arises. The additional responsibility not...

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